Republic Steel bringing back more jobs to its Lorain location

SourceAC News 5 Cleaveland
Date Published06/26/2018
Author NameKaylyn Hlavaty, Mona Kosar Abdi
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Republic Steel
Parent companyRepublic Steel Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):80
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
City reshored to:Lorain
State(s) reshored to:OH
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Fabricated Metal Products
Product(s) reshoredSteel
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Price, Tariffs, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Higher productivity, Impact on domestic economy, Lead time/Time to market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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